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09/20/2017 12:09 AM

Matheson History Museum to host Rare Book Sale
The Independent Florida Alligator
Amidst cosmetic repairs in the wake of Hurricane Irma, the Matheson History Museum is set to reopen this Saturday for the Antique, Vintage Floridiana and Rare Book Sale. The sale, which takes place on Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., is free and open ...


09/20/2017 08:41 AM

Fine Books & Collections Magazine

Harry Potter First Edition Sets World Record at Heritage Auctions
Fine Books & Collections Magazine
DALLAS, Texas - A rare, first-edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - one of just 500 original copies, of which 300 were destined for British libraries - set a world record when it sold for $81,250 during Heritage Auctions' offering ...

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09/19/2017 04:44 PM

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Unsigned Harry Potter Book Fetches Four Times Initial Estimate at Auction
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Heritage Auctions' offering of rare books, hosted in Dallas, set a world record when it sold 1 of 500 original, first-edition copies of J.K. Rawiling's "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" for $81,250, more than the quadrupled price of its pre ...

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09/20/2017 04:52 PM

TCPalm

Find out if your books are worth bucks - TC Palm
TCPalm
Are those old books you saw at a garage sale worth anything? Did you really find a first edition at the flea market? Do you have vintage treasures or just dusty ...

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09/19/2017 04:12 AM

Find rare books
Delano.lu
Collectors and readers of all ages can sift through antiquarian books, first editions, rare children's books and art books, among many other genres. All profits made by The Book Stand go to the International Bazaar, held annually in Luxembourg City ...


09/14/2017 01:40 PM

Newsworks.org

The art of preserving and fixing rare books
Newsworks.org
"I would put the book first. Definitely. But I don't think most people do. That's my job." Dubansky is the head of book conservation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she repairs and takes care of roughly 900,000 books, catalogs, and manuscripts ...


09/20/2017 04:10 PM

DNAinfo

Thief Who Stole Rare Comic Books Busted Trying to Sell to Shops, NYPD Says
DNAinfo
An ex-con stole rare Spider-Man and X-Men comic books worth about $4,000 from a man's stoop in Windsor Terrace, but was nabbed weeks later after he tried to flip them to shops, police and prosecutors said. Kenneth Gaynor, 40, snagged the comic books ...

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09/20/2017 01:33 PM

kgw.com

Rare 'Harry Potter' Book Sets World Record At Auction
kgw.com
Rare 'Harry Potter' Book Sets World Record At Auction. 'The Boy Who Lived' still knows how to make money, with a rare book selling for record breaking amount at auction this week. TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) shares the winning bid! KGW 10:16 AM.


09/20/2017 06:16 PM

CU Boulder Today

It's Your CU: Getting the most from the library
CU Boulder Today
Special Collections and Archives exhibits at CU Boulder houses rare books, artwork and primary source materials for undergraduate and graduate research and often has a free, public exhibit on display. The general rare book collection is strongest in ...


08/29/2017 11:35 AM

CBC.ca

Forgotten treasures turn up in U of T rare book library inventory
CBC.ca
Just in time for a new crop of students, the University of Toronto's Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is completing an inventory of its books, scrolls and manuscripts — and encountering some forgotten treasures in the process. Opening the boxes that ...



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